Elastic City, a non-profit arts organization that presents participatory walks by artists throughout and outside of New York and they’re having one of these “walks” next Thursday. Roz Chast who works as a cartoonist for The New Yorker will be there making live drawings. The event will feature heralded sound artist Maria Chavez on the [...]
May 22nd marks the public release of the first issue of a wild and fascinating comic collaboration. Occupy Comics #1 will be on shelves and we at Forbidden Planet recommend everyone get it. This is not only a comic that features the likes of Alan Moore, Art Spiegelman, David Lloyd, Charlie Adlard, Marc Andreyko, Kevin [...]
Wednesday May 1st at Forbidden Planet, JOE HARRIS; writer of GREAT PACIFIC, will be in store signing copies of the first volume in this new Image comics epic. BUT THAT’S NOT ALL (is it ever…), we’re also offering 40% off the trade all day on May 1st. AND! And…and everyone who buys the trade that [...]
This Sunday, April 21st at Public Assembly in Williasmburg its the 2nd annual BROOKLYN ZINE FEST! Come out and support bright self publishing folks who all look like they could use a shower!
On Saturday March 9th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. “BATH SALT ZOMBIES ” the incredibly wild new independent horror film, will be throwing a release party at FORBIDDEN PLANET! The film is brought to you by Aggronautix , featuring Local NYC punk band World War IX. Members of the band will be on hand [...]
Part 1: I love Chris Ware. Bit redundant to say so this holiday season with everyone and their sister buying Building Stories, but with so much comic awesomeness that happened in 2012; between Charles Burn’s second installment to his X’ed Out trilogy, The Hive, and Brian K. Vaughn’s Saga…SAGA… It’s too easy for amazing comics [...]
“Everything We Miss,” a short vignette by Luke Pearson is finally available from some fine folks from across the pond, Nobrow Press, for our grubby American hands to paw over. Nobrow, an independent comics publisher based out of England that has been producing some of the finest comics this young reader has read in his 20 [...]